The Experiment

The Experiment

120 mins | Drama, Thriller | March 7, 2001

Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence — a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.

The Experiment

120 mins | Drama, Thriller | March 7, 2001

The Experiment
Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence — a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.
IMDb rating 7.7
Producers Senator Film, Fanes Film, Seven Pictures, Typhoon
Original title Das Experiment
Directors Isabel Kleefeld, Oliver Hirschbiegel
Writers Mario Giordano, Christoph Darnstädt, Don Bohlinger

Cast

Moritz Bleibtreu

as Tarek Fahd, Häftling Nr. 77

Christian Berkel

as Steinhoff, Häftling Nr. 38

Oliver Stokowski

as Schütte, Häftling Nr. 82

Wotan Wilke Möhring

as Joe, Häftling Nr. 69

Stephan Szasz

as Häftling Nr. 53

Polat Dal

as Häftling Nr. 40

Danny Richter

as Häftling Nr. 21

Ralf Müller

as Häftling Nr. 15

Markus Rudolf

as Häftling Nr. 74

Peter Fieseler

as Häftling Nr. 11

Thorsten Dersch

as Häftling Nr. 86

Sven Grefer

as Häftling Nr. 94

Timo Dierkes

as Eckert

Lars Gärtner

as Renzel

Jacek Klimontko

as Gläser

Markus Klauk

as Stock

Ralph Püttmann

as Amandy

Edgar Selge

as Prof. Dr. Klaus Thon

Andrea Sawatzki

as Dr. Jutta Grimm

Tristan Vostry

as Assistent

Maren Eggert

as Dora

André Jung

as Ziegler

Uwe Rohde

as Hans

Heiner Lauterbach

as Dennis

Fatih Akın

as Taxifahrer

Christiane Gerboth

as Nachrichtensprecherin

Klaus Spinnler

as Assistent